Experiments for Kids
Kids are born scientists, curious about the world around them and how it all fits together. And science experiments are great ways for children to explore the world, learn about the scientific method and just have fun. From Dr. Seuss' recipe for oobleck and a coat-hanger radio to summer concoctions to learn about buoyancy, science experiment ideas are boundless. With news, features and reference pages, we will provide tips for how to conduct science experiments with kids, definitions of the scientific method and other required lingo, wacky experiments for you to try at home and ways to explain science to kids.
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Scientists, it's time to lend your ears (and your knowledge) to this year's big science competition: Explaining the science of sound to 11-year-olds.
Five months ago, actor Alan Alda joined 11-year-olds around the world in asking scientists a seemingly simple question: What is sleep?
Did you know that Easter eggs are wonderful materials for fun science projects? Try some of these eggs-periments and find out how interesting your eggs can be!
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